We* have been acting for buyers, sellers and JV partners in a number of representative engagements, including:

  • Formation by Degussa AG, a major German chemicals producer (at present Evonik Industries AG), of a production JV with a Russian partner (IVJ acting for Russian JV partner);
  • Sale of a large Russian timber and pulp producer (IVJ acting on sale side);
  • Entry by Skanska Group, a world leading project development and construction group, into Russian construction and development market through acquisition of a domestic commercial property developing and construction company (IVJ acting on sale side);
  • Divestment by Evraz Group, a large international producer of steel, iron ore, coal and vanadium, of a significant coal mining asset (IVJ acting on buy side);
  • Sale by ICN Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a multinational specialty pharmaceutical company¬† (at present Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.), of its Russian production, marketing and retail business (IVJ acting on buy side);
  • Sale of a major Russian dairy producer holding leading positions in the Western Siberian markets (IVJ acting on sale side);
  • Advising potential buyer in connection with contemplated acquisition of a major Russian oil shipping company.